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THE FALL OF ATHENS: A BOOK REVIEW BY LUCA ZANCHI

THE FALL OF ATHENS. A BOOK REVIEW   by Luca Zanchi   Some years ago, as I decided to transition from being a Diamanda Galàs’ devoted fan into a scholar studying her art, I struggled trying to understand her cultural roots. How is one to approach the grief, despair, love,…

Diamanda Galás: Meltdown, Royal Festival Hall, London, by Liz Tray

“It was like being punched in the face with sound.” An animated review of Meltdown in London, 2012, by writer and editor Liz Tray. View and read it here.

Mi Muerte y Diamanda Galás

Great piece written by the renowned poet and writer Miguel Huezo, upon the first first meeting of Huezo and Galás a decade ago — view and read it here. Republished in Revista Cultura No. 110, August 2013.

RUINS – The chronicle of an HIV witch-hunt

Original Greek webpage: http://www.unfollow.com.gr/blog/item/281-ruinsdoc.html English translation by Dimitris Korizis, here.

The Gulabi Gang

Intravenal Sound Operations would like to thank Bryan Heitz for bringing this to our attention: http://www.gulabigang.in/

Diamanda Galás and the Mythic Image, by Michael Flanagan

When listening to Diamanda Galás in the past I have been struck by both the imagery she uses and that she evokes both audibly and visually.  For me she has struck on a number of iconic images, both from Greek cultural history and myth, which enrich and inform her work…

España Jodida por el Catolicismo / Spain fucked up by Catholicism

“I guess that people think that Spain has conquerd LGBT rights, but our current government, in collusion with the Roman Catholic church, is trying to demonize all that we – transexuals, gays and atheists – have conquerd in this country We don’t hurt anyone, but those who have the religious…

Genuine Thought is Inter(Medial)

An article by Julia Meier

On ESPERGESIA

Blog post on ESPERGESIA, performed in the Mausoleum of Emanuel Vigeland Museum (Oslo, Norway): http://josusein.blogspot.com.es/2013/01/diamanda-galas-espergesia.html

Estados Unidos y la crítica a su sistema a través del arte (Mexico)

Un artículo con artistas e intelectuales, comparte una breve historia de la obra de Diamanda Galas, con vídeo desde Das Fieberspital. View and read it here. An article featuring artists and intellects, shares a brief history of the work of Diamanda Galás, as well as video from Das Fieberspital. (Translation…

I just can’t die now – all interiors sing, by Allan Nilsson

I just can’t die now – all interiors sing: A few notes on the vocalism of Diamanda Galás and “Lonely Woman” by Coleman/Galás by Allan Nilsson Let me put the record straight — a goddess or a she-devil is encountered, not defined. My approach to an understanding of the vocalism…

Diamanda Galás: Defining the Space In-Between

A conference presentation by Julia Meier

Tensions Boil As Israeli Oil Riches Grow

Greek Cyproits and Israeli forces protect Greek Cyproit oil rights in Cyprus…

The Hour Will Come (blog review)

A thoughtful blog review of the royal festival hall performance.

An odd little tale, by David Walsh

David Walsh, founder of the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) in Hobart, Australia, shares a compelling story from Dark Mofo. View and read it here.